Patent Model - Improvement in Lemon-Squeezers

Maker and role
Edward Sammis (b.1833, d.1893), Patentee
Production date
Jan 18 1876
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Object detail

14 x 13 x 7" (35.6 x 33 x 17.8cm)
Sammis' patent "has for its object the extraction of the juice of a lemon or similar fruits by the process of squeezing the mass by mechanical means, and at the same time perforating the rind, in order that the juice may escape therefrom; and the invention consists of a novel construction and combination of parts for producing a lemon-squeezer which will prove very efficient and useful in operation." (Patent Number 172,505)
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